# Charles Taylor Trial

The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia. More…

"... of a useful satrap or ally as they were called during the Cold War. On this basis Samuel Doe is equal to Zaire's Mobutu. On doing the calculation, taking into account the length of their respective rules and the size of their countries one can deduce that if Mobutu had received as much foreign aid as Doe he would have accumulated 30 billion dollars and not 'merely' the five or ten billion with which he is now posthumously credited."

So, you are saying that if Mobutu had received as much aid as Doe he would have been even more fantastically personally rich than he is generally credited with being?

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